Modernist Retreat

Swansea, Tasmania, Australia
The Stunning Seclusion of Tasmania's East Coast

Pairing the striking modernist vision of architect Craig Rosevear with the wild Tasmanian coast proves to be an inspired match. With its unusual monolithic wall design and facade, walls of glass with captivating views and the bold but simple interior concept, this house has both the stylish drama and luxurious intimacy that makes it the ideal escape for two. 

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This award-winning modernist retreat perched in the forested Tasmanian bush feels a million miles away. South of Swansea overlooking the white sands of Great Oyster Bay and Maria Island, the house inhabits one of the most stunning and secluded areas of Tasmania's east coast. 

Designed and conceived in 2004 by award-winning Australian architect Craig Rosevear, the building is constructed of concrete besser block and glass as well as sustainable materials and techniques designed to minimize the environmental impact. The dramatic silhouette engages with the environment with its diagonal blade walls that reach out to the horizon and a low profile that integrates and harmonizes with the rugged setting.

The interiors are comprised of a single open-plan space featuring floor to ceiling windows on three sides and a simple but spacious layout. The room flows in a circular motion with a central wall that divides the kitchen and dining spaces from the sleeping area and incorporates the main living room all with magnificent views. Elegantly furnished with plush decor, objet d'art and custom furnishings, the space feels calm, stylish and completely unique.

On one of three outdoor decks, there is a beautiful custom Huon Pine tub for relaxing under the stars and soaking up the panoramic view. Head to the fully equipped studio where you'll find the tools and inspiration to paint, sculpt, draw, escape and refresh your creative side. Fashioned from an old church that was going to be demolished, the entire building was dismantled and resurrected on site and strikes and amazing contrast to the house.

This extraordinary and creative retreat offers a private and indulgent getaway for two.  

 

ADDITIONAL FEATURES 

Delightful breakfast provisions and a fully-stocked mini bar provided. Custom luxury bath products, robes and slippers, luxury linens and cashmere blankets. Wifi throughout with TV and DVD player and movie library, iPod audio docking, books. Housekeeping and laundry facilities.

 

AROUND

Located just inland along the east coast of Tasmania in the heavily forested hills above Avalon, you are within a short drive to the coastal town of Swansea above the sheltered Oyster Bay. A bustling 19th-century holiday and port town, Swansea features cafes and shops, and a bit of harbor history with views of the nearby Freycinet National Park and Peninsula. 

A beautiful protected woodland area the park is home to dramatic pink granite peaks, white sandy beaches and abundant bird life while inland are some of the areas best vineyards. The sheltered coves and beaches are pristine with nearby Mayfield beach being one of the best. You're a two-hour drive north of Hobart and south-east of Launceston. 

  

LOCATION

Tasmania, Australia. Nearest Airport: Launceston (2 Hrs)

 

BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring and Summer (September through February) when temps are great for beach going while winter (June through August) tends to be chilly

 
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Modernist Retreat
Swansea, Tasmania, Australia
Modernist Retreat
Swansea, Tasmania, Australia
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
Modernist Retreat, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia | holiday homes, holiday rentals
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Modernist Retreat
Swansea, Tasmania, Australia
The Stunning Seclusion of Tasmania's East Coast

With its unusual monolithic wall design and facade, walls of glass with captivating views and the bold but simple interior concept, this house has both the stylish drama and luxurious intimacy that makes it the ideal escape for two. 

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Overview Fully equipped
Kitchen Full gourmet kitchen facilities
Internet Wifi is complimentary
Bedrooms 1
Bed Type King
Kitchen Full gourmet kitchen facilities
Bathrooms 1
Accommodates 2
Kid-Friendly Families welcome
Pet Friendly No pets allowed
Min. Stay 2 nights
Tax No taxes (Rate includes tax)
Sec. Deposit Due Deposit required at check-in with cash
Cancellation Policy Moderate
Guest will receive a full refund if booking is cancelled at least 30 days before the start of the stay. If the guest cancels 14-30 days before the start of the stay, they will receive a 50% refund. If they cancel within 14 days of the start of the stay, no refund will be given. BoutiqueHomes Service Fee is non refundable.
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